My lab is getting into the sequencing arena, and my PI has appointed me to spearhead our effort to characterize the infant microbiome during early development. We are interested in understanding how rapid perturbation of the microbiome influences development with extra emphasis on lung development. I am very excited to... [Read More]
gotta love mucins!
My project has recently involved a lot of immunofluorescences staining of mucins, so I wanted to show some of the images I have captured. Mucins are the primary protein component of mucous and play a role both trapping and removing bacteria from the lung. [Read More]